Attention: You are using an outdated browser, device or you do not have the latest version of JavaScript downloaded and so this website may not work as expected. Please download the latest software or switch device to avoid further issues.

News > ODs in the News > Michael Mynhardt (2013F) Providing Light for the Underprivileged

Michael Mynhardt (2013F) Providing Light for the Underprivileged

Destinyman reports on Michael Mynhard’s entrepreneurial ventures: “Sosa Investments is a renewable energy company that is striving to change lives by donating 50 000 solar-powered lanterns to underprivileged learners Co-founded by Zukile Dube (2013F), Michael Mynhardt (2013F) and Nikolai Mynhardt (30), Sosa Investments specialises in solar energy and aims to empower people by supplying alternative solutions to everyday problems.
Each year, some 3,3 million people die from air pollution worldwide. It’s more fatal than HIV/Aids and malaria combined. Now these young, ambitious innovators are working together to create a country that does not rely on fossil fuels, as well as reduce the impact of indoor air pollution, restricted access to electricity and constrained financial freedom in poorer communities.”
“Africa is one of the largest demographics affected by the lack of clean light,” says Mynhardt. “The current methods used, such as kerosene and candles, are not just outdated and expensive, but pose a huge risk for a catalyst of problems relating to health and environmental impact. The problem is urgent and we have a plausible solution.”
To read the full article click here.

Similar stories

Matt Hanging Five above Cape Town
INTERVIEW: Matt Bush (2002G) Goes So High Free-Solo

Matt Bush (2002G) has taken the rock climbing world by storm as he attempts even higher rock climbs without any gear or … More...

Old Saints Association 7s vs Bishops Old Boys 7s

A harrowing tale of the underdog-ODs vs top-dog-Old Saints in an epic battle of bravery which ended in a final score of … More...

Most read

Mevrou Ina Fourie | 1937 – 2020

Mevrou Ina Fourie (1937 – 2020) passed away on Monday 21 December 2020, after a short fight against cancer in Strand Somerset West. More...

ODs International Cross Country Team Storm to Their Best-Ever Finish

The 68th annual Thames Hare & Hounds Cross Country Alumni race was virtual this year but the results are real. More...

Have your say

 
This website is powered by
ToucanTech